[Bridge] [BRIDGE] Unaligned access on IA64 when comparing ethernet addresses

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Tue Apr 17 12:31:35 PDT 2007


From: Pavel Emelianov <xemul at sw.ru>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 15:49:30 +0400

> From: Evgeny Kravtsunov <emkravts at openvz.org>
> 
> compare_ether_addr() implicitly requires that the addresses
> passed are 2-bytes aligned in memory.
> 
> This is not true for br_stp_change_bridge_id() and
> br_stp_recalculate_bridge_id() in which one of the addresses
> is unsigned char *, and thus may not be 2-bytes aligned.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Evgeny Kravtsunov <emkravts at openvz.org>
> Signed-off-by: Kirill Korotaev <dev at openvz.org>
> Signed-off-by: Pavel Emelianov <xemul at openvz.org>

Patch applied, thank you.



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